The online school management and curriculum provider K12 Inc. has purchased a provider of education software focused on game-based learning, instructional support, and assessment.
The global education company reported revenues that were down for the first quarter, but shareholders rejected a challenge to the company’s business strategy brought by a union affiliate.
A judge has granted the Federal Trade Commission’s request for summary judgment in a lawsuit alleging the company improperly billed parents for in-app costs incurred by their kids.
This was Measurement Inc.’s first year administering the state’s new TNReady exam, and after glitches, the state education department ended the 5-year contract.
Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, and Rupert Murdoch are among those signing the letter urging a federal investment in computer science, and professional development for teachers.
School officials and researchers are probing how much structure should be assigned to “maker spaces,” and their role in building students’ academic skills and engagement.
The education materials and technology provider buys a wholesaler and book distributor, and ClassDojo, Student.com, and ClassWallet raise investment dollars.
Recent surveys by the Education Week Research Center, and federal data, break down the duties of chief academic officers and chief technology officers, two key players in districts’ decisions about digital tools.
Billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates told entrepreneurs, educators, and investors that ed tech hasn’t proven itself on a large scale in schools yet.
A group of charter schools that received funding through the Next Generation Learning Challenges faces questions about the sustainability of their models after private funding dries up, according to a new analysis.